Albert I. Carr 1924-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Albert I. Carr, 96, of Youngstown, died on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at Continuing Healthcare of Boardman.

He was born March 18, 1924, in Gustavus Township, a son of Harry M. and Carrie C. Gibbs Carr.

He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy as a Seabee in World War II. He saw duty in England and then in Okinawa.

Mr. Carr is formerly of Andover, Galion, Zephyr Hills, Fla., and Aurora. He was employed as a general foreman for Ohio Edison for 38 years, retiring in 1986.

He was a lifetime member of the VFW in Canal Fulton, the American Legion Post No. 221 in Massillon, the American Legion Post No. 803 in Aurora and the American Legion of Galion. He was a former member of the Masonic Lodge No. 414 in Galion. Mr. Carr enjoyed camping and playing cards.

He is survived by his wife, Martha M. Sawtelle Carr, whom he married Sept. 15, 1943; two sons, Craig (Gloria) Carr of Poland and Mitchell A. (Kim) Carr of Canal Fulton; daughter, Julie S. (Fred) Pierpont of Novi, Mich.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, James R. Carr and Roger Carr; and a sister, Bulah Sweet.

A private service will be held for family.

Burial of cremated remains will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery, Andover.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 803 in Aurora or to your local American Legion Post or Hospice organization of choice.

Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 134 Prospect St., Andover, handled arrangements.

Those wishing to share a fond memory or condolence may visit www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com.

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